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Things to do in Waterbury, Connecticut

Main Street of old Downtown Waterbury speaks to once what was and what could be once again. As Waterbury the community gathers, it leaves a pocket of opportunity for small business owners to come in and set up shop.Take a few minutes to explore what each downtown has to offer by viewing our directory below.

Downtown Waterbury brings meaning to leisure time while enjoying the local yarn shop and wandering through in amazement with the different fibers and vast array of colors. Signing up for a class is easy and fun and serves as a great getaway for a few hours to enjoy the company of fellow knitters.

Downtown Waterbury shopping is better than online shopping so that you can touch, feel, smell and taste as an experience with an item before deciding to purchase it for yourself or as a gift. Local merchants have hand selected their inventory to provide a unique selection for your downtown.

Downtown Waterbury thanks the collection of small business owners who devote their time and energy to make shopping downtown a great experience. Inventory offered downtown is shopped by the merchant buyer to bring the best products to your neighborhood.

Downtown Waterbury hosts several events per year for your listening enjoyment but visit your piano shop to learn how to play and possibly purchase your grand, upright or digital piano. Don't forget the specialty work involved such as tuning and moving which are performed by skilled technicians.

Why do you love downtown?

Erin Lawless
The shops and bakery make it an appealing destination for people who want to keep small businesses going by enjoying those shops as well

Kathleen Zimmerman
I get the best of both worlds of big city living and upper peninsula awareness.

Gen McClelland
going for my 1st visit in beginning of August

Harriet Rapista
Never been but planning to go in August

Debbie Kimpel
We are coming in August to visit . My husband is related to Esther, the town was named after. We would like to visit some Historial areas there and also visit the downtown area as well.

Restaurants in Waterbury, Connecticut


Bacco's

1230 Thomaston Avenue
Downtown Waterbury



1249 Winebar

1249 West Main St
Downtown Waterbury



Bertes West Indies American

928 North Main St
Downtown Waterbury



Ballpark Frankie's

1200 Watertown Avenue
Downtown Waterbury



Atlantic Restaurant

925 Oronoke Road Unit 31b
Downtown Waterbury



Antonio's Italian Deli

3005 East Main ST
Downtown Waterbury



146 Grand St Bistro

146 Grand St
Downtown Waterbury



1249 Winebar

1249 W Main Street
Downtown Waterbury



Armando's Mexican & Amer Food

177 East Main St
Downtown Waterbury



Anatolia Restaurant

586 Plank Road
Downtown Waterbury



American Steak House

1011 Wolcott St
Downtown Waterbury




Downtown Waterbury Hotels

Finding the best hotel in Downtown Waterbury can make or break the experience of your entire trip. Take a few minutes to explore what each hotel has to offer by viewing our directory below. Here are some tips to consider:

Elevators are notorious for being a nuisance so ask to be roomed on the top floor and as far away as possible. Most hotels book nearby rooms last so hopefully they have availability elsewhere.

Always tip staff when you feel the service was great and don't forget the housekeeping staff which you may never see. You should tip every day if you are staying multiple days as the staff may rotate out and miss the bounty at the end.

Always announce during booking if the trip is for a special event, anniversary or reunion. Group rates can be pre-negotiated and you may qualify for a lower cost and better upgrades for your stay. If you are the one setting up the event, always work directly with the front desk manager to make sure the best service is offered to your party.